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Thriving Whitman pool culture offers splashy opportunities

Kyle Howe

April 19, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Whitman's sparkling blue Baker-Ferguson pool is an incredibly versatile body of water that provides students, staff and community members with a variety of opportunities to get involved in water-based activities on campus. The walls of the pool are lined with whitewater kayaks and gear. The kayaks...

Whitman Swimming smashes long-set records in huge blitz

Whitman Swimming smashes long-set records in huge blitz

Libby Arnosti

February 16, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

The Whitman swimming record board has never been shattered with such ruthlessness. Last weekend at the season-end Northwest Conference Championship meet, an unprecedented 25 records fell to this year's talented batch of swimmers. The men and women raced their way through the three-day meet to round off...

Swimmers win big before Championships

Matt Tesmond

February 2, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

With Conference Championships a matter of days away, the Whitman Swimming Team faced its toughest challenge yet and came through in extraordinary fashion at the final meet before the year-end championship meet. "People have been swimming their best in practice, and we've just started our taper. We'll definitely be setting the stage for Conference," said women's team Captain Katie Tackman bef...

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